South American problems by Robert E. Speer

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Published by Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Catholic Church -- South America.,
  • Missions -- South America.,
  • Education -- South America.,
  • Indians of South America.

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Statementby Robert E. Speer.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 270 p., [16] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23565425M

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